Boating in Florida

Florida Proudly Supports National Safe Boating Week

Operation Dry Water June 30 through July 2, 2017

The FWC's Division of Law Enforcement works to provide safe and enjoyable boating for the people of Florida and its visitors through the effective and coordinated management of our waterways. We will strive to work with all stakeholders when developing rules and making statutory recommendations. We will accomplish this by incorporating sound scientific data, reasonable public input and common sense. We will work to formulate the best solutions possible without jeopardizing our natural resources or our freedoms to navigate.


FWC Facts:
Whenever water skiing or using any other aquaplaning device, you must wear an approved noninflatable Type I, II, III or V personal flotation device (PFD).

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